[mak-ruh-don-shuh, -shee-uh]
Also mac·ro·dont·ism [mak-ruh-don-tiz-uh m] /ˈmæk rə dɒnˌtɪz əm/.

Origin of macrodontia

From New Latin; see origin at macro-, -odont, -ia
Also called megadontia, megadontism, megadonty.
Related formsmac·ro·dont, mac·ro·don·tic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

macrodontia in Medicine


  1. A condition in which the teeth are abnormally large.megadontism megalodontia
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